Surgical Management of Deep Seated Angiomas

  • M. Samii
  • R. Ramina
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The surgical treatment of deep seated angiomas, as well as of extensive cortical A VMs remains a challenge [5, 7–9, 17, 20, 22, 23, 26, 29, 37]. Because of the location and size of these lesions, alternative methods of treatment have been proposed [7, 14, 15, 21, 24, 31, 32, 34–36]. In this paper we report on our experience in the treatment of 15 patients presenting deep seated angiomas who were admitted to our clinic between January 1978 and April 1985. All these angiomas were approached directly using microsurgical techniques and bipolar coagulatjon. In this report we discuss the indications for the operation of these cases and compare the results obtained with the surgical treatment and the alternative methods.


Arteriovenous Malformation Cranial Nerve Palsy Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Samii
    • 1
  • R. Ramina
    • 1
  1. 1.HannoverGermany

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